As much as the 2018 report showed some frustrations around the speed of the adoption of BIM, and its perceived lack of enforcement from Government, there were positives to take from it.
2018 saw the biggest year-on-year growth on BIM usage and awareness since 2014 with other positives including the increasing awareness of Uniclass 2015 that is gaining strong traction across the industry with just over a third now using the classification system.
When adopting any new process, technology or system there will always be that period of time needed to adjust, learn and grow and this is the journey we follow with the BIM Report.
Richard Waterhouse, CEO, NBS
“The industry is always improving, but we also see new challenges and problems that require new solutions and there’s no doubt that digital technology is a big part of how we will tackle this in 2019 and beyond.
“The launch of the new ISO 19650 series is evidence that the UK remains the one to watch when it comes to international learnings and approaches to new ways of working.”
You can complete this year’s NBS National BIM Survey, open until March 3, by visiting www.thenbs.com/bim-survey-2019
A pre-release report is sent to all participants, so those taking part will be among the first to have access to the findings.
The NBS BIM Toolkit, the NBS National BIM Library and NBS Chorus are all designed to support best design practice using BIM.
NOTE TO EDITORS
ABOUT NBS: NBS is committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals and are proud to be leading the construction industry in its digital evolution. Our origins lie in the National Building Specification and for over 40 years we have developed and produced NBS products which support the built environment. Our NBS specification products cover construction, engineering services and landscape design.
More recently we have developed an integrated Building Information Modelling (BIM) platform that has been designed to support global design and construction. It currently has four major components:
- NBS Bim Toolkit. BIM execution plan, roles and responsibilities.
- NBS Create. BIM specification and knowledge platform.
- NBS National BIM Library. BIM object library, generic and actual.
- Construction Information Service (CIS). Standards and regulations.
CIS is delivered via a joint venture with IHS Markit. This relationship has successfully prospered for many years.
Our products are recognised as being individually effective in their own right, but via the linking of the data, classification and integration, the true power comes through these connections across the NBS BIM platform. Combining world leading technology with expert knowledge, NBS is trusted to help construction industry professionals make the best project decisions.
To find out more about NBS, visit www.theNBS.com